A member asked:

I've been prescribed a prednisone taper and amoxicillin for what are essentially chronically bad allergies. what side effects should i be aware of?

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Dr. Edward Seegers answered

Specializes in Internal Medicine

Hi IlyaM~ the pred taper is the important one and then it depends of startng dose. If starting dose is above 60mg-80mg which we give for acute allergy breathing probems and various conditions like flares of rheumatoid and SLE, the side effects of steroid are many I attach a list here. Below 60mg to start with, and so there shd be no real side effect. Amoxiil can give PENICILLIN ALLERGY and diarrea

Answered Jun 10, 2015

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